denotes winner

Performance by an actor in a leading role

F. Murray Abraham as Antonio Salieri
in AMADEUS Saul Zaentz Company Production; Orion
Jeff Bridges as Starman
in STARMAN Columbia Pictures Production; Columbia
Albert Finney as Geoffrey Firmin
in UNDER THE VOLCANO Ithaca Enterprises Production; Universal
Tom Hulce as Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
in AMADEUS Saul Zaentz Company Production; Orion
Sam Waterston as Sydney Schanberg
in THE KILLING FIELDS Enigma Productions Limited; Warner Bros.

Performance by an actor in a supporting role
Adolph Caesar as Sgt. Waters
in A SOLDIER'S STORY Caldix Films Production; Columbia
John Malkovich as Mr. Will
in PLACES IN THE HEART Tri-Star Pictures Production; Tri-Star
Noriyuki "Pat" Morita as Miyagi
in THE KARATE KID Columbia Pictures Production; Columbia